LING(CLAS)4610/6610

Sanskrit I
Credit Hours:
3

The phonology, morphology, and syntax of the classical Sanskrit language, emphasizing the position of Sanskrit within the Indo-European language family and its importance for Indo-European linguistics.

Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or ENGL(LING)3030 or POD

PHIL(LING)4520/6520

Model Theory
Credit Hours:
3

Formal semantics for sentential and first-order predicate logic, including both soundness and completeness results for first-order logic. Additional topics may include Goedel's incompleteness results, the Skolem-Lowenheim theorem, or possible world semantics for modal logics.

Prerequisites:
PHIL(LING)4510/6510 or POD

LING4210/6210

Introduction to Indo-European Studies
Credit Hours:
3

The Indo-European language family: the various early Indo-European dialects, their grammatical structures, and the evolution of those structures from the proto-language.

Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or ENGL(LING)3030 or POD

ENGL(LING)4190

Topics in the English Language
Credit Hours:
3. Repeatable for maximum of 6 credit hours.

A special topic not otherwise offered in the English curriculum. Topics and instructors vary from semester to semester.

Prerequisites:
POD
Level:

ENGL(LING)4170/6170

Second Language Acquisition
Credit Hours:
3

Linguistic theories of second language acquisition, with emphasis on the acquisition of English. Topics include order of acquisition, sociocultural factors with linguistic bases, and neurolinguistic models.

Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H or ENGL(LING)3030 or ENGL(LING)4110/6110

LING4160/6160

Compositional Semantics
Credit Hours:
3

An introduction to the formal analysis of sentential meaning, from a linguist's perspective. After first isolating a truth-conditional notion of literal meaning, we will use techniques from logic to describe how the meanings of sentences are built from those of their parts.

Prerequisites:
LING(ENGL)3150 or POD